Kia Sportage: Precautions For Catalytic Converter
If a large amount of unburned gasoline flows into the converter, it may
overheat and create a fire hazard. To
prevent this observe the following precautions and explain them to your
1. Use only unleaded gasoline.
2. Do not run the engine while the car is at rest for a long time. Avoid running
the engine at fast idle for more than 10
minutes and idle speed for more than 20 minutes.
3. Do not measure engine compression for an extended time. Engine compression
tests must be made as rapidly as
possible. Remove the fuel pump relay before performing a compression test.
4. Do not dispose of used catalytic converter together with parts contaminated
with gasoline or oil.
Heater And Evaporator Unit
Problem Symptoms Table
Before replacing or repairing air conditioning components, first determine if
Instrument panel overview
Audio remote control button
Driver's front air bag
Driving Assist button
Light control/turn signals lever
Wiper and washer control lever
Do not start the vehicle with the accelerator
pedal engaged. The vehicle can
move and lead to an accident.
Wait until the engine rpm is normal.
The vehicle may suddenly move if the
brake pedal is released when the r pm